The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that left one person dead and at least three others injured.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in Union County on Rocky River Road near Old Waxhaw-Monroe Road in Monroe.
Deputies say the driver of a car crossed the center line and slammed into an S-U-V traveling in the opposite direction.
Deputies say three people were thrown from the car and taken to the hospital.
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A fourth passenger in the car died on the scene.